Recipe ~ Nutty Chocolate Discs

I struggled to find a good name for these – they are not sweets or biscuits, just chocolatey loveliness so settled on going by their shape – discs! Really easy to make, moreishly delicious – only make when going somewhere you can bring them or have someone there to help you eat them!   150g…

Recipe ~ Cocoa Meringue Kisses with Raspberries

One of the best presents I received for Christmas – the delectable Meringue Girls Cookbook. A vibrant, colourful and delicious book full of gorgeous meringue recipes, from the simple to the sublime… meringue kisses with fillings, meringue kisses that float in hot chocolate, meringue kisses with surprises contained within… meringue towers, slices and pies… it’s…

The Art of Baking

I am a baking novice… anything I’ve ever tried to bake in the cake / pie / tart  area has never ever worked (bar fruit crumble and that doesn’t really count as a 5 year old could make a crumble). Pastry – don’t even get me started on that! But I so want to be…

Recipe ~ Chocolate Truffles

I have at best guess a million cookbooks (slight exaggeration!)… many of which are skinny or low fat type of cookbooks (I try!) and include this one – “Cook Yourself Thin” – it tends to be one I come back to again and again as has some really delicious recipes in it, one of which…

Recipe ~ Summer Berry Crumble

With the sun shining and temperatures high, berries are featuring heavily in my food shopping. Sometimes too heavily… so what do you do when you have a fridge full of punnets of ripe strawberries, raspberries and blackberries… make a crumble! 500g of Berries (approx.) 50g Caster Sugar 100ml Water For the crumble: 100g Flour 50g…

White Chocolate Clusters

I first made these at Christmas time and they were so handy to bring to family and friends but really they work at any time of year…very delicious and so so quick and easy to make. I love the mix of white chocolate and cranberries and hazelnuts however you can substitute any other dried fruits or nuts…